Ventless Dryers and Laundry Room Exhaust Fans
Howdy! Matt Risinger recently did an episode on ventless dryers in a tight build. He did some musing on the lost conditioned air when a vented dryer is running, but didn’t have numbers. That led me to this article: https://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/article/ventilation-small-home, which was a very interesting read.
I’m considering going to a ventless dryer for our cabin build, which I’m familiar with in our primary home. I’m curious if anyone has done the calculations for energy saved by not exhausting conditioned air via the dryer.
Also, are there code requirements for an exhaust fan in a laundry room (2015 code – Marine-4 Climate Zone)? My thinking is that I can save some time and energy (literally) by not installing a dryer exhaust or laundry room/closet exhaust fan.
Thanks for all the great information!
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